Qubo

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Qubo
TypeTelevision network
Programming block
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNational
NetworkNBC (2006-2012)
Telemundo (2006-2012)
Ion Television (2006-2021)
Ion Plus (2020-2021)
HeadquartersWest Palm Beach, Florida
Programming
Language(s)English
Spanish (via SAP)
Picture format480i 16:9 (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerE. W. Scripps Company (2021)
Ion Media (2006-21)
ParentIon Media (2006-21)
NBCUniversal (2006-12)
Corus Entertainment (2006-13)
Scholastic Corporation (2006-13)
Classic Media (2006-13)
Sister channelsIon Television
Ion Plus
History
LaunchedSeptember 9, 2006; 15 years ago (2006-09-09) (programming block)
January 8, 2007 (2007-01-08) (network)
Availability

Qubo (stylized as qubo) was an American multiplatform children's entertainment service. It is operated by Ion Media Networks. It includes a 24-hour digital television channel/subchannel, a video on demand service, and a weekly programming block on parent network Ion Television under the name "Qubo Kids Corner". Following Ion Media's acquisition by the E. W. Scripps Company, Qubo Channel ceased all operations on February 28, 2021.[1]

Qubo was first developed in September 2006. It was developed by Ion Media Networks, Corus Entertainment, Scholastic Corporation, Classic Media, and NBCUniversal. It was to be a "building block for kids" (as stated by president Rick Rodriquez). The brand would have programming blocks on NBC, Telemundo, and Ion Television, a video on demand service, a website, and a 24-hour standalone channel carried as a digital subchannel on Ion's local affiliates.

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